Outlook Inn on Orcas Island: Perfect Stillness

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I’m sitting outside in the wee hours because I can’t bear to go to bed and miss a moment of this night. The air is cool—no, frigid—but the balcony is heated, and I’m holding a warming glass of red wine, … Continue reading

Orcas Island Sunset From Eastsound

Orcas Island sunset

Our time in the Pacific Northwest centered on Seattle and Vancouver was filled with great adventures in the beautiful region. But our favorite moment was spending time on Orcas Island in the San Juan Islands of Washington State. The colors were magnificent, and the views from our inn in Eastsound were superb. Here is just a sample.

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Previewing Five Best Pacific Northwest Experiences

Pacific Northwest

Mt. Baker to the west as seen from Orcas Island. (Photo courtesy of San Juan Islands Visitors Bureau)

This month we will spend a week in the Pacific Northwest, where we will get a taste of Seattle, Vancouver, the San Juan Islands and plenty of great food and drink. And if the weather cooperates, I’m looking forward to hiking, seeing the magnificent Pacific Ocean and get a taste of Olympic National Park. We will spend a week in the region, plenty of time to get a taste of the five best Pacific Northwest experiences.

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